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and just horrific. >> tonight, terrifying firsthand accounts and the fbi investigation into this act of terror. >> hello, everybody. >> i'm denise coke. >> it is confirmed three people are dead, 150 hurt in this unthinkable tragedy. we bring you the late breaking updates. the chaos for spectators on the ground. and kai jackson tells us about increased security in baltimore and across the state. shock waves going through our local running community tonight. first in boston. >> reporter: much of downtown boston remains shut down as police investigate a crime scene several blocks long, even hours after these blasts, they are going from trash can to trash can along the marathon route as well as the surrounding streets to make sure there are no more explosives. the first bomb went off just before 3:00 p.m. near the finish of the boston marathon sending smoke into the air and runners and spectators to the ground. then a second explosion went off two blocks away. medical personnel stationed at the finish line to care for fatigued runners became battlefield medics. the injured, some missing
exploded yesterday at the world's premiere marathon. the f.b.i. appealed to the public came this evening. the agent in charge, richard deslauriers asked the public for leads and photographs and summed up the investigation this way. >> at this time, there are no claims of responsibility. the range of suspects and motives remains wide open. >> pelley: investigators say this was one of the most photographed areas in the country yesterday. but did anyone capture the image of the person or persons who planted the bombs that killed at least three people and wounded more than 170 including spectator leann yawny. >> i'm alive. and being so close to the blast, you know, it could have turned out way worse. >> pelley: she was one of the lucky ones. 27 of the wounded remain in critical condition this evening. among the dead, eight-year-old martin richard of dorchester, massachusetts. and late today another of those killed was identified. 29-year-old krystle campbell of medfordford. we've also learned more about the two bombs planted near the finish line. they were filled with nails and ball bearings
cordoned off a three to five-block radius around the area where these two blasts went off. the fbi has taken over the investigation. the white house says these attacks are being treated as an act of terror. a pair of explosions at the finish line of the boston marathon. the bloody scene shocked many here in boston and around the world. >> you hear about things in other countries and other places and i guess in the united states we have to be aware that perhaps more of that will be coming our way. >> reporter: the investigation started almost immediately. officials cordoned off several blocks around the bomb site in order to allow bomb squad detectives to sweep the area for more explosive devices. early tuesday morning we learned federal and local authorities are searching an apartment of someone they are calling a person of interest in the boston suburb of revere. >> this is a very thorough and active and fluid ongoing investigation. >> reporter: police searched surveillance cameras in the area and cbs has learned that at least one piece of video shows a man carrying two backpacks who
, duval patrick, and more there from the fbi. [ no audio ] [ please stand bry ] >> any of us are able to take questions from any of you. let me start with special agent delorria. >> thank you very enough, governor patrick. my name is rick delorria. let me recap our investigative efforts this afternoon. yesterday, at this time, our collaborative efforts were focused on saving lives and treating the injured. at the same time, resources were directed to ensure the safety of our community. as soon as those important tasks were completed, first responders focused on establishing a criminal investigation. the fbi's boston joint terrorism task force, composed of more than 30 federal, state, and law enforcement agencies, including the boston police, the massachusetts state police, atf, hsi, united states secret service, and others responded to the scene. many were already there as part of the general security for the marathon already in place. first step law enforcement took was to secure the physical area in the area of the blast to protectegance devices itself. -- protect against devices it
in the boston suburb of revere. the fbi is in charge of the investigation. stay with wjz on air and online for the complete coverage of the explosion at the boston marathon. for the latest developments any time, log on to we will have more coverage coming up. first a look at the weather with marty. marty, my allergies are going crazy this morning. >>> it's warm and humid morning. we are starting the real pollen season, pollen updates here daily in maryland. this is going to continue for the next couple of weeks. let's take a look at a graphic we have for you. what you will note is that it's a warm and humid morning. for the first time it will feel and smell like spring. high of 70 degrees this afternoon. it's going to be a breezy day but a very, very pleasant afternoon. warm for the next few days but the weekend, life will change. keep your sweaters handy. we will have the first warning details coming up shortly as the eyewitness news morning edition continues after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> a tremendous explosion. sounded like a bomb went off next to me. shock waves
. here is what people are talking about today. fbi investigators are piecing together evidence in the boston marathon bombings. randall pinkston has more. >> reporter: investigators say they are combing through hours of video frame by frame looking for the person who planted the explosive devices. the area around the finish line of the boston marathon is what police call the complex crime scene in the city's history. >> any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it's an act of terror. >> reporter: investigators continue to collect and process evidence including bomb fragments and cell phone videos and photos. mourners are placing flowers at the scene. investigators denied reports that several unexploded bombs were found in the area. >> we have two devices that we are aware of. both of them did the damage and were involved in the explosive incident. >> reporter: three people were killed and more than 175 others were injured in the two blasts. among the fatalities, 8-year- old martin richard who greeted his father at the finish line. the boy's sister and mother were ba
. >> the scene was horrible. >> overnight the police and fbi search an apartment in the boston suburb of revere. agents have not said what if anything, they have found. >> we'll turn every rock over to find the people responsible for this. >> major cities like miami, chicago, new york, los angeles, they are all on heightened states of alert this morning. >> the london marathon will go ahead as planned on sunday. organizers reviewing security surrounding the event. >> all that -- >> moments of silence threw ball parks and arenas throughout the country for those impacted by the boston bombing. >> boston is my home prayer. my thoughts and prayers are with the people of boston and everybody who has been affected by this absolutely senseless act. >> and all that matters. >> there's this touching tribute. the green building at the massachusetts institute of technology in cambridge lit up as the american flag. >> boston is a tough and resilient town. the american people will be with them every single step of the way. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm
is report-- vinita nair is reporting for us. >> reporter: well, the fbi just wrapped up a press conference, giving us the very latest on the investigation here in boston. we now know there is not a suspect. they tell us the saudi man they had questioned, whose home had been searched, was a victim himself, someone who was injured when those bombs were detonated. they are encouraging people to come forward with cell phone video, with any images they have of when those two bombs were detonated. >> reporter: a law enforcement official tells cbs news, the bombs that exploded near the finish line of the boston marathon, were built and put in place to look like pieces of trash. the devices were put inside pressure cookers and placed insiding bags. the pots were packed with nails and small metal pellets. >> we were maybe 10 feet away from the explosion. >> reporter: nicholas yanni and his wife are among the survive overs, -- survivors being treat federal are shrapnel injuries and pierced ear drums. >> i couldn't hear. there was a ringing sound. >> reporter: more than 130 hithurt. several lost limb
or foreign. the fbi confirms, they were in pressure cookers and filled with nails and metal pellets. stay with wjz on air and online for complete coverage of the explosion at the boston marathon. for the latest developments any time, log onto >>> and be sure to watch the cbs evening news tonight at 7:00. scott pelley is in boston with the updates on the terror attack. >>> and wjz, following more breaking news. american airlines flights across the country are now grounded because of computer problems. american asked the federal aviation administration to halt its flights until 5 -- 5:00 tonight. for some airports in dallas, chicago, and miami. they are stopped until 5:30. some passengers are stuck on these manies on the tarmac, -- planes on the tarmac, while others can't make reservations. passengers are using social media, to flood the airline with complaints, asking what is going on. american says it working as quickly as possible. >>> a big development in front of city hall. maryland state police arrested the driver of a car. 43-year-old johnny johnson was arrested yes
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